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Tuesday, 11 June 2013
11 June 2013

Bombardier resumes CTA car delivery

Delivery of Chicago Transit Authority's 5000 Series transit cars resumed last week after being suspended this spring, reportedly due to quality control issues at Bombardier Transportation's facilities in Plattsburgh, N.Y.

Tuesday, 11 June 2013
11 June 2013

Amtrak sprints toward a higher speed future

The Northeast Corridor’s “New Jersey Raceway” is receiving some of the most significant improvements since the original NECIP and NHRIP projects.
Tuesday, 11 June 2013
11 June 2013

SEPTA receives Ritron digital locomotive radios

Carmel, Ind.-based Ritron, Inc. said Tuesday, June 11, 2013 it has delivered an order for 350 pieces of the Ritron NXDN digital locomotive radios to the Southeast Pennsylvania Transit Authority (SEPTA).

Eddy Current inspection may be a technology whose time has come. Gage Corner Cracking (GCC) of rail and wheel from Rolling Contact Fatigue (RCF) has been historically difficult to measure due to technology limitations in qu ...
A standard U.S. 53-foot X 102-inch trailer can hold 43,000 pounds of lading and 3,800 cubic feet of freight at full capacity. A 60-foot high cube boxcar can handle almost five times that weight and delivers twice the available cubic capacity. In order to optimize capacity utilization, companies ...
Monday, 10 June 2013
10 June 2013

CP train crew saves a life, commended for bravery

On the evening of May 11, 2013, Canadian Pacific Railroad Engineer Fred Jarrell and Conductor Ben Goar were moving their train next to Warner Road near Childs Road in St. Paul, Minn., along the bluffs of the Mississippi River, when they noticed a boy hanging onto the bluffs.
Monday, 10 June 2013
10 June 2013

LACMTA eyes contractor for Crenshaw LRT

A report released Friday, June 7, 2013, by Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority staff recommends LACMTA award a $1.27 billion contract to Walsh-Shea Corridor Constructors, to advance the Crenshaw Line light rail transit project.

Monday, 10 June 2013
10 June 2013

AnsaldoBreda feuds with Belgian, Dutch railways

Stung by recent criticism of its rail products from at least two authorities (and possibly from U.S.-based rail observers as well), AnsaldoBreda is defending its product line, particularly its high speed rail equipment, suggesting any problems result from improper use.

Friday, 07 June 2013
07 June 2013

UP, Dow Chemical release joint safety update

The Dow Chemical Company and Union Pacific said Friday, June 7 they have published a new report on the progress of a cooperative agreement that began in 2007 to improve rail safety and security.

Friday, 07 June 2013
07 June 2013

New Affiliate, Associate members join AAR

The Association of American Railroads last month added one new Railroad Affiliate Member and four new Associate Members.
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